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Kevin Burnett

Kevin Burnett - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 240 lbs.
Birthday 12/24/1982
Birthplace Carson, CA
College Tennessee
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 2nd round, 10th pick by Cowboys

Raiders acquire QB Flynn from Seahawks

Posted April 01, 2013 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Raiders acquired Seattle backup Matt Flynn on Monday for draft picks, signaling an end to Carson Palmer's brief tenure as starter in Oakland.

Oakland Raiders: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Oakland Raiders, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Raiders giving Pryor big opportunity in 2013

Posted Jan. 24, 2013 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie said that Terrelle Pryor will compete to start, setting up position battle featuring a contrast in style and experience.

Raiders hire Sparano

Posted Jan. 23, 2013 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Raiders hired Tony Sparano as the team’s assistant head coach/offensive line.

Callahan denies allegations of Super Bowl sabotage

Posted Jan. 23, 2013 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Bill Callahan has denied allegations made by former players that he "sabotaged" his Raiders team in their Super Bowl loss to Tampa Bay 10 years ago.

Reports: Raiders hire Olson to run offense

Posted Jan. 19, 2013 @ 1 p.m. ET
Former Jaguars QB coach Greg Olson to become Raiders new offensive coordinator,  according to multiple reports.

Broncos hire Knapp as QBs coach

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
The Broncos hired former Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Knapp as their quarterbacks coach, the team announced Friday.

On the clock: McKenzie, Raiders have more to work with this year

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
After having only a handful of picks in his first draft with the Raiders, GM Reggie McKenzie will have more options at his disposal this time around.

McFadden to remain part of Raiders' future

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 10:42 p.m. ET
GM Reggie McKenzie remains committed to Darren McFadden and hopes a new offensive system helps the running back get his career back on track.

LB Rolando McClain bonds out of Ala. jail

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
Authorities say Raiders LB Rolando McClain has bonded out of jail on charges of violating rules on car window tint and trying to lie to police about his identity.

Lions', Raiders' coaching staffs will lead Senior Bowl teams

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
The coaching staffs of the Detroit Lions and Oakland Raiders will serves as the coaches for the 2013 Senior Bowl, it was announced Thursday.

Raiders fire OC Knapp, three assistants

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Raiders fired offensive coordinator Greg Knapp, special-teams coordinator Steve Hoffman, OL coach Frank Pollack and LB coach Johnny Holland.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos get top seed, Chiefs get top pick

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
The 2012 season in the AFC West ended the way it began — the Broncos and Chargers won, and the Chiefs and Raiders lost.

Chargers finish season with 24-21 defeat of Raiders

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
San Diego beat the Raiders 24-21 on a wet, gloomy Sunday in what's expected to be Norv Turner's final game as Chargers coach.

Raiders could shop McFadden

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
It will not be a surprise to hear trade rumors involving Raiders RB Darren McFadden this offseason.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 17, 2013
The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent linebacker Kevin Burnett, continuing their offseason makeover of the defense. Burnett is the third linebacker signed by the Raiders in the past week. General manager Reggie McKenzie had earlier signed Kaluka Maiava from Cleveland and Nick Roach from Chicago.||||||| Burnett, whose brother Kaelin is also on Oakland's roster, spent the past two seasons with Miami and has started 59 games over eight years. He had a career-high 110 tackles and 2 1/2 sacks in 2012. Burnett, a second-round draft pick by Dallas in 2005, spent four seasons with Dallas and two in San Diego before signing with the Dolphins.
Posted Oct. 14, 2012
Burnett was active Sunday against St. Louis.||||||| He had been listed as questionable with an ankle injury.
Posted Sept. 20, 2012
Burnett is sidelined by a foot injury, raising doubts about his availability for Sunday's game against the New York Jets.||||||| Burnett was added to the injury report Thursday, when he did not practice. He missed much of training camp with a back injury but started the Dolphins' first two games.
Posted July 30, 2011
Veteran Kevin Burnett signed Saturday with the Miami Dolphins as a replacement for Channing Crowder at inside linebacker.||||||| Burnett, a second-round draft pick by Dallas in 2005, spent four seasons with the Cowboys as a reserve and the past two seasons with San Diego. He started seven games in 2009 and all 16 games last year, when he had 80 tackles, six sacks and two interceptions.
Posted Oct. 22, 2010
Burnett wasn't fined for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Rams QB Sam Bradford because the quarterback was scrambling outside the pocket and therefore considered a runner.||||||| There was no penalty on the play.

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